Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates fall back after the Battle of Cedar Mountain as Robert E. Lee prepares to move the rest of his Confederate army up to meet Jackson.
Tag: Army of Virginia
The Battle of Cedar Mountain
Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates advance toward Culpeper Court House and confront a Federal force deployed to stop them at Cedar Mountain in northern Virginia.
An Ass Between Two Bundles of Hay
John Pope sends his Federal army probing southward from northern Virginia, while Robert E. Lee determines that Pope is the main threat to his Confederate army.
The Northern Virginia Campaign Begins
Federal cavalry discovers that Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates have reached the important railroad town of Gordonsville ahead of them.
Changing the Character of the War
John Pope, commanding the Federal Army of Virginia, issues orders that spark fury throughout the South and threaten to change the character of the war.
The Army of Virginia: Pope’s Bull
John Pope issues a pretentious address to his new army before embarking on his first campaign in northern Virginia.